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Summary: Talks about how he came by AD's sculptures that he has in his shed. Duration: c.1 min.

2011

Summary: Was AD's solicitor. Was involved in radical politics fighting fascism. Talks of first representing AD for rates non-payment in 1982 sculpture in lieu. Talks of AD having financial problems. He recalls anti-fascist movement, British movement and National Front, riot. Duration: 16 mins 41 secs.

2008

Summary: Was schoolboy when AD came to his school with exhibits. Talked about his work, made lasting impression. Was Crompton House School. AD talked about technique and recycling. RS now teaches at Pupil Support Centre for excluded pupils and takes them round galleries.

2008

Summary: Describes background in Liverpool, joined Communist Party. Talks of unemployment, CP growing, became Area Secretary, got Masters Degree, met AD, visited his studio. Relates stories about AD, Bendix-Fisher, his sculptures, communism, family. Duration: 40 mins.

2008

Summary: Met AD in the 1970s giving talk. Archbishop Warlock wanted Stations of the Cross, only produced one. AD gave her a Madonna and Child. Tells story of Cathedral's resurrection. Gives opinion on AD's work and spirituality. Duration: c.23 mins.

2008

Summary: Met AD at Communist Party bookshop, Mount Pleasant. AD making Stations of the Cross. Talks of other sculptures, potato woman, Dachau sculpture, working at Windsor Castle, AD's politics and views on housing, Albert Dock and a new church. Duration: c.15 mins.

2008

Summary: Involved with Swedish Church. Not met AD but told he used the church for contemplation. Offered a work. Talks about statue of Mary made from a girder with letter M on it. Wanted no money. Duration: 3 mins 30 secs.

2008

Summary: Talks of politics, communism, socialism, met AD. Chair of Merseyside Arts Association. Literary panel, involved with BBC documentary with AD . Talks of AD 's sculptures, religion, 125th anniversary of Liverpool Trades Council, Tatlin's Tower, Stations of the Cross, desc AD. Duration: c.31 mins.

2008

Summary: Recording of 'This Is Your Life' television programme hosted by Eamonn Andrews with subject Arthur Dooley. Duration: c.27 mins.

1970

Summary: Is an artist, had exhibition in Hanover Gallery, met AD, visited his studio, talks of AD's personality, his sculptures. Talks about Sean Rice and how he differed from AD, talks about his own paintings. Duration: c.71 mins.

2008

Summary: Talks how he met AD, bought Devil sculpture and displayed at his factory. Involved in opening of RC Cathedral and asked AD to do exhibition. Commissioned bronze horse. Talks about AD's character, religion, politics. Talks of his problems with trade unions. Duration: c.18 mins.

2009

Summary: Is an architect, was student when met AD. Critical of City Planners. Describes AD, talks of visiting his home, communism, Marxism, demolition of St John's Market, sculptures, Princes Boulevard, Tatlin Tower, This Is Your Life. Duration: 47 mins 15 secs.

2008

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